ACCIDENT Enstrom 280FX, N531TJ Carrahane Strand, Co. Kerry REPORT: 2018-018

SYNOPSIS

Whilst carrying out practice exercises near Carrahane Strand, Co. Kerry, the Pilot, who was the sole occupant of the Enstrom 280FX helicopter, landed briefly for a break. The landing surface was soft, wet, sand. The skids of the helicopter had touched down lightly prior to it rolling over on to its left-hand side. The helicopter was substantially damaged. The Pilot was uninjured.

Occurrence Date: 
Monday, 16 July, 2018
Report Date: 
Friday, 7 December, 2018